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Pearl May Bailey

1918- 1990

Singer

Entertainer Pearl Bailey was best-known for her performance in the Broadway play, Hello Dolly! Her career began with a talent contest win at the age of 15 and continued with performances in cabarets, films and stage. She won a Tony in 1968 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1988.

Bibliography:

Pearl Bailey. Between You and Me. Thorndike, Me.: Thorndike Press, 1990.

Pearl Bailey. Between You and Me: a heartfelt memoir on learning, loving, and living. New York : Doubleday, c1989.